IS40810 Outreach for Dig Info Mgt

Academic Year 2021/2022

Many stakeholders, co-workers, and users lack a general understanding of what is required to maintain digital objects for the long term. This module will provide students with an understanding of how to explain, communicate, advocate for, and measure the impacts associated with managing born digital and digitised material.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

1. Communicate the underlying issues and history of outreach and communication in digital information management.2. Explain to role of impact in outreach and communication of digital information management.3. Communicate the challenges and nuances associated with managing digital information, to a variety of audiences.4. Define and differentiate outreach and “inreach”.5. Identify key methods for communication and outreach in a variety of different settings.6. Develop an outreach and communication project plan.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning


Online Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The student will complete 12 online lessons and then complete a short quiz after each lesson. Then a final project will be completed. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: End of lesson learning quizzes Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Project: final project Week 12 n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
Repeat Within Two Trimesters
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Individual feedback on final project, automated feedback on lesson quizzes.

Dobreva, M (2018). Digital Archives: Management, use and access. London, UK: Facet
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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